**Previous experience as a unit secretary or medical office front desk clerk is strongly preferred.**
Under the supervision of Area Manager, performs duties related to transcribing, order entry, desk related customer service, call light and phone answering, chart assembly/dissembling, and ordering supplies.
Performs general clerical duties on a nursing unit by preparing, compiling, and maintaining records in a hospital nursing unit.
Records, transmits and/or files written and verbal communications to, from, and within the nursing unit to staff, patients, and physicians.
Transcribes physiciansï¿½ orders.
Schedules and signs patients in and out for surgery, treatments, or tests as indicated.
Orders and stores unit supplies.
Makes necessary phone calls for special orders for doctors, patients or nurses.
Maintains current and orderly chart files
Assembles patientsï¿½ charts for transfers or discharges.
Answers telephone or intercom.
Records and relays messages.
Greets, directs, and instructs visitors as necessary.
Assist physicians in locating patientsï¿½ charts and appropriate primary nurse.
Prepare routine, confidential and/or special reports, documents and records.
Assists with patient care/quality assurance audits.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: Six months of job-related coursework after high school. Must type 25 wpm with 90% accuracy. Previous experience as a Unit Secretary/Ward Clerk, or medical office front desk clerk is strongly preferred.
Licensure/Certification(s): Must successfully complete the Hospitalï¿½s medical terminology course within 90 days of hire.
Primary Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Facility: Saint Francis Hospital - Memphis
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905031282
About Saint Francis Hospital - Memphis
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.